Public Health Faculty
Required Degree: Doctoral or relevant terminal degree in public health or related discipline
Required degree must be completed by the start date.
The Department of Public Health invites applications for a continuing faculty status track (BYU's equivalent of tenure track) position of assistant, associate or full professor rank. The Department of Public Health is housed within the College of Life Sciences. A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Health with four emphasis areas (health science, epidemiology, health promotion, environmental/occupational health) is offered in the department as well as the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. The department is composed of 20 full-time faculty members. For further information about the department, see https://ph.byu.edu/.
Experience: Eligible candidates must possess a doctoral degree or relevant terminal degree in (1) public health, (2) a related behavioral/social science, or (3) a terminal degree in a closely related field with appropriate master's level training in public health or closely aligned allied health field. For applicants currently matriculating in a terminal degree program, degree must be completed prior to position start date. Applicants should have and describe a plan for inspiring learning through mentoring and teaching undergraduate and graduate students as well as demonstrate the ability to establish a research agenda by conducting quantitative and/or qualitative research. Experience teaching public health courses and working with underrepresented minorities in health-related settings is preferred.
Duties/Expectations: Teaching responsibilities primarily include courses on health promotion, health systems, and health policy in the undergraduate and/or graduate program. Undergraduate courses may include Advanced Evaluation Methods; Principles and Practices of Health Promotion; Health Communication and Advocacy; Introduction to Planning, Interventions, and Evaluation; Influencing Health through Health Systems and Policy. Additional responsibilities include conducting and publishing high quality research in the fields of health promotion, health systems or health policy; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; and providing service to the profession, university, and community.
Additional Information: Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university's honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications are due by Friday, September 18, 2020. The anticipated start date is Fall Semester 2021.
Information required at the time of application: Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Document(s) required at the time of application: Required application materials must be submitted on-line at https://yjobs.byu.edu and include the Application Form, Cover Letter, updated Curriculum Vitae, and a Personal Statement that includes a description of professional experience related to diversity and inclusion, research interests, and teaching interests.
Other Document(s): If applicable please upload writing/research sample(s) and teaching portfolio including but not limited to teaching evaluations.